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Jul 14, 2012 6:30pm EDT
things happening. let us do our thing. those areas of technology or entrepreneurs are allowed to go forth, whether to sell funds or cash machines, are going to work great are on the world. that is all the innovation and opportunity we need -- such as all the opportunity we need. provide in the outlook -- innovation for us. >> do policy makers like to come down here? >> they do like to come down. we think is very important that they see what the real world is like, so they can make votes and do other things that are affecting how we build products and what you can do and things like that. great innovators like apple and google and others, we hired them here in the united states, and we have great international companies here. but the u.s. is the world leader and we want to keep it that way. it is important that we have the right policies. >> we walked into the displays and saw that you had your legislative agenda essentially on that table, including about, so but, and others. -- hipaa, sopa and others. what has this been like for you? >> it has been great for us. we killed hipaa and
CSPAN
Jul 23, 2012 10:00am EDT
. >> the use of drums domestically continues to rise. there will be 300,000 runs in the sky by 2020. they are used by some federal agencies in college. we will hear from a college professor who is able to hijack a civilian drone to show their vulnerabilities. >> the committee will come to order. first, as a matter of business, and he is running late. i would ask unanimous consent as a member of the said committee for this hearing. seeing no objection, do you have any objection? [laughter] i now recognize myself for an opening statement. our ability for the border. they began first looking at these drones back in 2004. now they own 10 uas aircraft. they have been used for bridges, levies, riverbed at risk of flooding, and assisted with national guard resources responding to local flooding. they have also gained support of others. the systems have become a force multiplier for military operations and for border security. we are on the edge of a new horizon. currently there are 200 active certificates of authorization issued by the federal aviation administration to over 100 different entiti
CSPAN
Jul 14, 2012 2:00pm EDT
really like her. i appreciate her ability to work with us, work with everybody. she is somebody who you never have to guess where she stands on an issue, and i admire and appreciate her so much for that. i've worked with her on issues going back for many, many years. i really, again, say i appreciate what she's doing. she has great genes. her mother and father each served as mayor of a small town in maine, a place called caribou. and i have really -- i don't have fond memories of caribou because in my, ihink it was my 1998 race, we we, this great mailing that we did, one of my consultants from nevada, instead of having deer, they had caribou on my campaign literature. it took me awhile to figure that one out. i'm sure the town of caribou is bigger than my campaign spot. her family ran a lumber business. her father was also a state senator. i am confident that susan has learned toe the senator that she is because of bill cohen. i had the pleasure of serving with this good man from maine. i served as a junior member when he was chairman of the aging committee, and he was such a wonderful
CSPAN
Jul 21, 2012 6:30pm EDT
as well as the file size by hlahalf. that allows them to use spectrum much more efficiently. >> was that technology developed in san diego? >> yes. also here is the debt. what are you display here? woody showing to members of congress and the staff? >> this demonstrates how 3g and next-generation mobile technology can improve people's lives. one of our projects -- a health care project and an education project. the health-care project -- this is a wireless monitoring ship that allows patients with congestive heart failure to monitor their health and their house daily. they can use in mobile application and take their blood pressure, their blood oxygen level, their heart rate, their weight -- and they can collect the data using the mobile app and transmit it to their nurses and doctor, who are listening on a daily basis. the doctors said and able to see the data. if they see a decline in the patient costs health, they will contact the patient immediately so that it prevents them from having to be readmitted to the hospital. >> do you see savings in health- care dollars with this? >>
CSPAN
Jul 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
unions have created day superpac. are you going to do that? is that under discussion? >> we use voluntary dollars that are raised by members. independent expenditure programs. we want to be able to talk with our members and we do that every single day. we will do it to communicate and educate them on the importance of this election and the differences that exist between both candidates. we will be playing at the state level, also. legislative elections are born to our people. gubernatorial elections are important. we want to have the ability to knock on non-members doors. >> one of the main criticisms by your opponent in your union election was -- he says your political spending focused on federal races rather than state and local. what do you think of that? are you going to spend more on state and local races? >> we have to look at the facts. 65% of our budget is spent on local sites and states' rights. that is a fact. our budget shows that. we believe we have to play in all arenas. we have to play in d.c. and also in our own neighborhoods. we have to make sure that we are getting tools
CSPAN
Jul 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
when you set the capital levels. the requirements there. i don't mind those being used internally for purposes, but to set it -- to use that -- to quote, he says that prior to the crisis, the models were gamed as the argument to avoid additional capital. of course what that means is they had excessive leverage. and you look at the basel committee study. ." >> it is a stronger system. your point is well taken. policies need to be validated and need to be good. the federal reserve and other regulators don't let you use just what ever model you want. they have to be approved by the regulators. >> the only way to guarantee that does not happen is to focus on the old fashioned minimum leverage ratio. which is far too low. [inaudible] by the time you get to me, many of the questions i have have already been addressed. i would like to go back to some of the things that were in your statement in your report. i get that the fed is doing everything it can with respect to monetary policy to address the employment part of your dual mandate, is that correct? >> we can continue to evaluate the outl
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2012 9:15am EDT
still are not buying vegetables and fruits. they still are buying what they're used to. opening a supermarket in isolation is not going to change people's eating habits. it has to be in tandem with other things such as education on nutrition and knowing how to cook food are not used to buy. it has to be a multi-faceted approach. a big part of the campaign is education around nutrition, what to do once you have access to these kinds of food. host: this is median earnings. guest: you do see differences for african-americans by gender. this side shows african-american males making about $37,000 is around all females. some of that may be related to occupation and back from. cynthia may want to follow-up on that if you have any other things to add. host: i was going to add a statistic from the economic policy institute on poverty rates. this looks at median earnings. this is another view of household income. it was steady. the black population, 27% of those reporting are at the poverty line. hispanic, 26%. a large disparity in black and white households on poverty statistics. guest: ab
CSPAN
Jul 10, 2012 1:00am EDT
. comprehensive health care -- i love that expression that you all use when you want government to take over some issue. let it be comprehensive. that is the code word for that. my colleague from new york mentioned that college graduates need to be covered by obamacare because they cannot get jobs. republicans have sent over 30 bills over to the senate that would help create an environment for creating jobs. we know that government does not create jobs but we help create an environment. we need to look at not the symptoms, we need to look at the causes that are creating, that are forcing so many young people not to be able to get jobs after their college education. the economy is in such bad shape and we are spending so much money at the federal level. i also want to say that our motives are often impugned on this side of the aisle by our colleagues. the implication is that we do not care about women, children, if we do not vote for government takeover of our lives. i would like to point out that there were many democrats who voted no on the obamacare bill and i suspect that there will
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2012 1:00am EDT
. i say not only to my friend, will you not allow us an amendment on the floor, it appears, but you won't allow an amendment to be offered in committee so we can vote on that. yes, we have about disagreement, but you're prepared to hold hostage working americans by saying, if the richest people in america might have a little bit of a ta increase, then the everybody else is going to get a tax increase. you said it a different way. i understand it. but the -- but the reality and the ramifications of the actions that you are proposing to follow will mean that we will not get a vote, which i think there's overwhelming support of and making sure that workg americans and, yes, small -- 97% of small businesses don't get any tax increase at all. we have agreement on that, mr. leader. why don't we bring that to the floor and show the american public that, yes, we can come together as you have suggested, yes, we can agree and yes, we can make sure they don't get a tax increase. and, yes, we can have a debate on the balance and you will take one position. i may take another position and the am
CSPAN
Jul 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
common sense rules of how language is used. >> could you expect to read this? >> i hope judges will read it. i hope lawyers will read it. i hope law students will read it. and i hope legislators will read it, because it is just as important that legislators know how their language will be interpreted by the courts as it is for the courts to know how they ought to interpret the language. those are the four. >> you pointed out to me before we started that i am not a lawyer. >> maybe the general public. parts of this are understandable to the general public. parts are not. >> it would give the general reader a window into the world of judges, and of how judges go about deciding on the meaning of enacted tax. maybe most important of all, on what is the true fault line in judges. distinguishing judges, the fault line is not conservative versus liberal. it is, rather, theories of interpretation, which differ greatly from one judge to another, unfortunately. >> i am going to read a long paragraph that you wrote at the end of your preference. one final personal note. york judicial author --
CSPAN
Jul 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
. host: give us a call. parents can share their thoughts on this matter. teachers, give us a call at 202-628-0205. all other thoughts, 202-628- 0284. you can also join us on all other social platforms. a very good tuesday morning to you. and what to start with an article from "of washington examiner" this morning on the subject of paying students to attend classes. host: we want to know what you think on this subject of paying students to come to school. while you are calling in, want to get to the congressional schedule for the next four days before congress leaves town. we're joined by alexander bolton with "the hill." thank you for joining us. but congress is getting out of here on friday. they are faced with a looming government shutdown as they do not extend or do not have a new budget in place before september 30. but what is the new on funding of the government? guest: they are not going to take up any extended stop-gap funding. the funding for the government runs out at the end of the fiscal year. there was some thought that perhaps this could be taken off of the table as an
CSPAN
Jul 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
tolerate health care fraud. and in every instance where we uncover it, we will use all of our available tools to help -- to hold those responsible to account. before i turn over the podium to our next speaker, i want to read knowledge our colleagues and partners at a part of health and human services. -- the department of health and human services. the federal bureau of investigation, the federal drug control unit, and of our federal and state partners who have made valuable contributions to this effort. i would also like to thank karman ortiz, the ditch attorney for the state of massachusetts, who -- the district attorney for the state of massachusetts, who has done an enormous amount to make this effort possible in a longstanding commitment to eradicating health care fraud. i also want to thank john walsh, the district attorney of kalla rudder, and his office, for their significant -- of colorado, and his office, for their significant contributions to this effort. and finally, the civil efforts in advance in this investigation and other important ones like it. it is now my pleasure to
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2012 10:30pm EDT
allowing us and sharing, to know your stories, sharing your stories with us. it's an honor for us, or at least for me, to hear your stories. you are such an inspirational group. and my question is, how can someone like me, i live in mexico, i just came here for the summer, how can i have an effect, how can i help, and not only me, how can people around the world help into this issue? because i have been following up since several years ago and it's truly important how even i go to congresses, where they were going to speak about peace, they end up speaking about how they don't want -- they want to continue being divided and it makes me feel really small sometimes because the politicians are very hard-minded sometimes. i just want to know how can someone like me help and contribute to a solution? thank you. >> if i can maybe answer your question first. although i'm not from the region, i think dish want to refer to robert kennedy's speech about the ripples of hope. robert kennedy was an american visiting south africa and i think there are actually some people that named their children ken
CSPAN
Jul 23, 2012 12:00pm EDT
refuse to do anything about it, but we allow political bullies to intimidate us from even researching the facts. now, there's never been a threat in this country that sportsmen will not be able to hunt or target shoot. that false specter raised by the gun lobby so successfully that dade there is virtually no gun protection. but that doesn't stop the number one gun advocacy group, the national rifle association, from making things up, creating phony threats to gun ownership. they are attacking the obama administration which has done essentially nothing in this field. since they know that congress would reject even the most reasonable proposal. it has been impossible, for example, to even -- to close the gun show loophole where people can get unlimited amounts of guns without a reasonable background check. the n.r.a. is at work to make sure people on the no-fly list because they are threats to national security can purchase guns. that data cannot be shared between a.t.f. and homeland security dealing with potential terrorists. the n.r.a. argues that all we need is for existi
CSPAN
Jul 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
america be nationalized? here are the numbers to call -- you can also find us online. send us a tweet. or e-mail us -- "the new york times" has an piece today that says -- we would like to hear what you think about that. let's continue reading. some economists had a surprisingly different take it comes to the big fish in the economic pond. some found only way to preserve competition was to nationalize. this notion seems counterintuitive. this is a question a lot of newspapers, economists, and politicians asked back in 2009 when the economic crisis hit. now we're revisiting it, especially in the wake of the libor scandal in the uk. "forbes."e picece from when we look at the question of nationalization and what it means, what about to the archives and see what the questions were from 2008. in this article looks at what it means. and it means giving the government the power to control banks. this could mean taking control of the public shares to the power to pick and install new leadership at the bank. let's go back to the o"new york times" op ed piece that says basically of the barclays
CSPAN
Jul 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
a legal to use your monopoly power in a certain way. that is ancient history. there is an antitrust case involving apple and sun book publishers right now. there is a google anti traced -- antitrust case. these are -- it is not the sheer size of these companies. sometimes it tracks the attention of the government as the way they interact with the economy, the way they interact with privacy, the way they interact with commerce. in the case of that will, they are very big in a dollars since. they are big on the impact they have on everyone's lives. obviously, that is going to attract the attention of regulators and enforcement agencies in the city. i will say that i have lived in washington for nearly 40 years and i spent 20 years as a washington correspondent and editor in our washington bureau. before turning to technology, my observation is that the government in general was and still is behind in its actual integration and use of tied biology on a day-to-day basis. i will give you an example. the government is the last -- one of the last major holdout of using the blackberry. the
CSPAN
Jul 29, 2012 8:00pm EDT
pull together all of the interpretive causes that i consider important. no use of legislative history. i have discussed with the opposing theory is of interpretation. most important of all, most difficult of all, i have gone through the steps that a textualist has to take in order to produce the correct reading of the text. the canons of interpretation. large the engine common sense rules of alco language is used. >> who do you expect to read this? >> i hope the judges will read it. i hope lawyers will read it. a of law students will read it. i hope legislators will read it. it is just as important that legislators know how the language will be interpreted by the court as it is for the court to know how they ought to interpret the language. >> he pointed out to me that i am not a lawyer. >> it should give you an formation into the world of judges. on what is the true fault line in judges. distinguishing judges. the fault line is not conservative versus liberal. it is a series of interpretations which differ greatly from one judge to another. >> i am going to read a long paragr
CSPAN
Jul 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
house told us there are all kinds of rules and things we couldn't ask you about. >> you can ask me anything you want but i just won't answer. >> four years ago, we did the interview and we talked about bush v. gore. let me show you some video from a interview you did with pierce morgan. i want you show you this clip. let me just show you this. >> i guess the ways disagreement was bush v. gore. that comes up all the time one usual response is get over it. >> you went on to explain further on that and we did it four years ago. >> did they tell you -- i didn't know that was -- >> we're used to that. we get that all the time. >> i don't mind -- ask me about bush versus gore. >> judges have tenure for life. why does everybody worry about things they say in public and not having cameras in the room and all of that stuff? what are you so sensitive about that? >> i'm sensitive about it because judges ought to express their views on the law in their opinions. everything i had to say about the real legal issues in bush versus gore was set forth in the opinion that i joined. beyond that, i'm
CSPAN
Jul 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
us in other programs of diseases coming from iraq and afghanistan. if you get a chance to visit walter reed bethesda hospital see some very strange viruses and molds and funguses that are coming from places that we never expected to see but we're seeing them now. this research program could help another research program to deal with these deadly diseases that are affecting our troops in large numbers. and so while we already give $10 million in this bill, i am going to agree with mr. kucinich and agree to his amendment to add the additional money. mr. dicks: if the gentleman will yield? mr. young: i do. mr. dicks: this gulf war illness has been something that bothered me a great deal. it's a very difficult diagnosis on what was causing this, but i think an additional investment here is worthy and i think we should accept the amendment. i'm glad the chairman accepts it. mr. young: i thank the gentleman for his comments and thank mr. kucinich for offering the amendment and i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the question is on the amendment offered by the gentleman fro
CSPAN
Jul 4, 2012 9:15am EDT
voice of america. steve redisch will join us. >> told phil talked of a leak types in different cities. berchtold he talked to a hold a wide range of people. explore the countryside here he wanted to and understand what makes american stick. he had read that americans were individualistic. he actually saw us as much more collectivist this. it seems hard for us to imagine. he saw the u.s. as a group of people who like to form associations. who wanted to always be with other people. after he went to the u.s., he saw the french as the individualists. from that, he concluded that he was going to put up his colossal statute. he was going to have to say something to people who understood themselves as a big group. as a society. as a collective entity. >> watch this whole event as part of our lineup. it includes a discussion on how social media has changed the news coverage. commencement speeches from new york mayor, cory booker, and he long must -- elon musk. that starts at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> we had pulled into the spot that morning. >> the former commanding officer of th
CSPAN
Jul 9, 2012 8:00pm EDT
american people sent us here to do. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back. >> i send to the desk a rule for filing under the rule. the clerk: report to accompany house resolution 74, resolution providing for consideration of the bill h.r. 6079 to repeal the patient protection and health care related provisions in the health care and education reconciliation act of 2010. the speaker pro tempore: referred to the house calendar and ordered printed. under the speaker's announced policy of january 5, 2011, the gentleman from texas, mr. gohmert, is recognized for 60 minutes as the designee of the majority leader. the gentleman from texas is recognized. mr. gohmert: these can be the best of times and the worst of times. there's still so much potential this country has so much in the way of assets, but it is interesting to hear my friends across the aisle talk about the wonders of obamacare, but i know this president has said before, if you make more than $250,000, you won't ever have your taxes raised. he said it a lot of different ways. and yet, when i read the -- his
CSPAN
Jul 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
after a contract is awarded using funds appropriated under this act, the relevant contractor and subcontractor at any year and any principal with 10% ownership interest, officer or director of the contractor or subcontractor or any affiliate or subsidiary within the control of the contractor or subcontractor shall disclose to the administrator of general services all communications, independent expenditures or contributions made in the most recent election cycle supporting or opposing a federal political candidate, local party or political committee and contributions made to a third party with the intention or reasonable expectation that such entity would use the contribution to make independent expenditures or election communications in federal elections. . the chair: the gentleman from minnesota is recognized for five minutes. mr. ellison: mr. chairman, representative eshoo and i have submitted this very straightforward amendment for a very simple reason. we believe that it's simply fair and it's good for public disclosure to require defense contractors to publicly show and dis
CSPAN
Jul 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
vision. this is what it looks like on their website. you can join the conversation by giving us a phone call. for democrats, 202-737-0001. for republicans, 202-737-0002. for independents, 202-628-0205. and you can send us an e-mail, journal@c-span.org. host: our question to you this morning -- are you getting a vision from the president or mitt romney this morning? let me go back to what was said in "the l.a. times." "americans did -- today are not interested in sound bites. so far republicans are cycling tired of promises from the reagan era, and their words ring hollow. republicans have been saying this for decades but have never put it into practice. george w. bush left a legacy of debt from two unfunded wars and benefits to the wealthy. taking aim at the president, president obama has also failed to articulate what a second term would look like." again, from "at the l.a. times." are you getting the vision you want from your candidates? mitt romney, new hampshire, part of a bus tour that began about 1 1/2 weeks ago where he tried to articulate his view of the country. [video cl
CSPAN
Jul 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
legislation in the next congress and >> joining us this week is representative henry waxman, democrat of california. thank you for being here. to question him and joined us are kate hunter from bloomberg and lisa from "the los angeles times." >> the supreme court obviously rule to uphold the core of president obama's health care law. when it passed in 2010, democrats marketed it not as a tax. the court press pretty clear that they considered it a tax. do you? >> the heart of the bill is that we require everybody to get health insurance. because that spreads the cost where services are needed for whatever number of people there are. the broad base of people were paying into the insurance pool. we had a mandate, but the court did not want to accept the idea of the mandate under the interstate commerce clause. they said that since the penalty for not getting health insurance is paying a tax, that was constitutional. that is fine. it is constitutional. under this law, we now have the affirmation that the law is constitutional. we have the assurances of 30 million americans that
CSPAN
Jul 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
companies to my perspective. you want to make us look like we're supporting the insurance companies. it was you all who went hand in hand with the insurance companies. you set it up so they couldn't lose. you made them regulate utilities. they're guaranteed a profit every year as a result of the individual mandate. it's the democrats who are helping the insurance companies and that point has not been made. you talk out of both sides of your mouths and that's a perfect example of what goes on in the book 1984. allowing them to do that, allowing them to create this regulated utility helps the insurance companies. then you say only they gain from the repeal. no mr. pallone. the american people gain from the repeal of this. we gain our freedom again. the difference between the liberals in in country and the conservatives is the issue of freedom. you and your colleagues want the government to control every aspect of our lives. we do not believe in that. we want this to continue to be the greatest country in the world and what makes us the greatest conduct -- country in the world, the rul
CSPAN
Jul 5, 2012 1:00am EDT
control of the committee, we went out for two pitchers of beer and the came back and said the us a tax bill with 25% tell. he said you have to give it a mortgage interest deduction. i said what about 26%? >> you could make the ban just to homeowners much more aggressive. what we did was to convert the home mortgage deduction to a tax credit that are lower rate. exchanging the tax code, yesterday and today. current and former lawmakers at the bipartisan policy center on the battles won and lost. find it on line at the c-span video library. >> now, discussion on professional journalism and the impact social media on news reporting. stanford university hosted the discussion with social media editors and journalists in silicon valley, including the creator of mobile news, the executive editor of yahoo! news, and a special media strategist for national public radio. this is 90 minutes. >> welcome to the symposium. i am the director of the journalism fellowship at stanford. i will be the moderator for today's symposium, how social media is revolutionizing the news. the lecture series is spon
CSPAN
Jul 24, 2012 8:00pm EDT
republicans offer us. the ryan republican budget would cut by more than a third for support for the clinics, closing thousands of clinics across this state, across the nation and in my state, where people get access. so please, do not come down here and argue for an hour, half an hour that access is being delayed where on the one hand, you are cutting the money for access. that is what the republican budget does. it reduces the residencies and reducing access to clinics by cutting more than a third the money that is there to buildup the community clinics where people get care. in addition to that, i'm going to take a deep breath here and don't want to get wound up too tight about this issue and ask my colleague to talk about the medicare portion of this. mr. tonko: absolutely. we didn't hear anything about what would be lost in the process of their cuts or their repeal of the affordable care act. and representative garmeppedy, you are absolutely right. there is much that has been gained by the american population. health consumers across this nation with the affordable care act to c
CSPAN
Jul 23, 2012 12:00am EDT
your screen. for free transcripts, or to give us your comments about this program, visit us online. our programs are also available as c-span podcasts. >> tonight, on c-span, next remarks from earlier tonight about -- by president obama in aru, colorado. after that, australian parliament question time. then, remarks in the committee for responsible federal budget. earlier, president obama spoke to the press after meeting with victims of the shooting in aura, colorado. he is joined by members of the congressional delegation and the state's governor. >> good afternoon, everybody. i want to begin by just thanking all of the state, local, and federal officials who have responded magnificently to this tragedy. governor hickenlooper, who has already been dealing with a range of natural disasters here in the state, has been an extraordinary example of a strength. the mayor, who has only been on the job for seven months, and obviously has responded with great strength and leadership. the police unit -- we had an opportunity to speak over the phone. the chief has been dealing with as diffic
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Jul 7, 2012 11:40pm EDT
people use the net working spaces at facebook, twitter and google plus. and not just to share cute cat photos. it's a lucrative field. by this time from, mark will officially be a ga zillion air. the premise of today's symposium is that these services are not as well known have had a major impact on the collection, distlation and distribution of news and information. the project in its annual state of the news media this year said that social media are important but not overwhelming driver of news at least not yet. let me quote from their report. no more than 10% of digital news consumers follow news recommendations from facebook or twitter very often. and almost all of those are still using other ways like going directly to the news web site as well. but there are many other indications that social media are radically altering the news landscape. word of the shooting of the representative giffords and the killing of osama bin laden and the death of donna so maniers today spreads virally. that's significant. reporters now use social media to find people and sources in breaking news sit
CSPAN
Jul 1, 2012 2:00pm EDT
polisand see scholar focusing on retirement issues for the americanthank yog with us. >> thank you. >> tomorrow, "washington journal" we look at the implications from a recent supreme court decision striking down a ban on political money in local elections. christopher wilson discusses the president of election in mexico and what it means for the u.s. alan fisher talks about how al jazeera's network covers american news around the world. "washington journal" live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. leon panetta said the military plans to deploy units to strengthen security capabilities around the world. he delivered remarks on a new defense strategy that focuses on a more collaborative approach to meet security challenges in the future. he also spoke about the need for the department to invest in cyber security and space. this is a little under one hour. >> we welcome me care for a very special presentation. -- you here for a very special presentation. it is my pleasure to welcome the chairman of the board of the institute of peace, robert west. [applause] >> thank you. ladies and gent
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
. the bank says to us, who is going to -- what customer of ours in west texas is going to wade through 100 or even 20 pages? host: this is from one of our viewers. dodd-frank is typical of what happens when the private sector misbehaves. guest: that is true. regulation is reactive. it is like you are fighting the last war. whitneys' to happen is set of incentives so financial institutions and other entities have been sentenced to be responsive to customers rather than to bureaucrats that they know they can charm. host: you can send us a, on our twitter page, join the conversation. you can also email's. good morning come independent line. caller: i think he explained it good. this is relative to the corruption between wall street and washington. this has been all over the internet about things happening, nothing being done about it. you have all of these corruption scenarios going on. congress says, we did not see it. they do not see it until the taxpayers have to pay for it. host: thank you for the call. tony says, is it true dodd-frank has generated a fourth of 13,000 pages of regulat
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Jul 16, 2012 10:00am EDT
, improvements in our health-care system and all of us understand this is one of the challenges of our time in our state and country. a run state of illinois, we had to make some tough choices this year in restructuring our medicaid system. we had reduce liabilities by $2.7 billion in a $15 billion system and reduce debt through efficiencies and reductions as well as some new revenues to repair the program's long-term deficit. we reduced the medicaid spending and reductions by $1.6 billion and then we raised our cigarette tax by $1 a pack that will allow us to match our cigarette money with more money from washington for medicaid. a part of our restructuring in an illinois involve the modernizing of our system through electronic medical records and innovative coordinated care remodels the focus traditionally on medical care but integrity and mental health and human care services as well. in the coming time, we're committed to enrolling at least 50% of our medicaid clients into some sort of coordinated care. the medical innovations project goal is to redesign our health care delivery sy
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Jul 7, 2012 10:00am EDT
elected the first woman speaker of the house. if anyone is tweeting we are using the hash tag wmnhist. and one quick announcement i am sorry to say that michelle bernard has been called away for a family emergency so she won't be able to join us here today. i will start with a special thank you to our friends and underwriters. thank you very much. on behalf of our partnership with the national women's history museum, honored host celebration for the first female speaker of the house current democratic leader nancy pelosi. leader pelosi has worked diligently to strengthen america's middle class, increasing the minimum wage and financial aid for students, a new give bill for veterans, increased services for veterans, their families and care givers nationally and internationally she has led the effort to provide the first u.s. contribution to the global fund to fight aids, tuberculosis and malaria. leader pelosi's work obbehalf of women is unparalleled. her leadership in passing the lily led better fair pay act, her work as a champion for women's health, social security, title 9, economi
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Jul 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
government accountability of us and how federal properties are managed to maintain. "washington journal ♪ \ host: "the washington post" reports that a speech will be made that democrats will let spending cuts take place unless they drop their position. starting today, romney's kevin will talk to president obama accusing him of being a phony -- president obama -- mitt romney's campaign will talk about how president obama is being a phony. in 1996 there required those receiving welfare to receive benefits for only a limited time. the required recipients to eventually go to work. the current white house has proposed waivers tuesday to let them experience -- to experiment on how their programs operate. perhaps, some perspective on how your programs work. the number to call for our democrat line is 202-737-0001. the number to call for our republican line is 202-737-0002. the number to call for our independent line is 202-628- 0205. if you want to reach out to us on social media, you can on twitter. you can reach us as well. our e-mail is jornal@c-span.org here is a headline. host: that is
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Jul 20, 2012 7:00am EDT
wanted to make sure those of you who are starting your day with us knew about it. let's move to our question of the morning, which is about jobs creation. the number of proposals on both sides of still and the parties disagree about what the -- still and the parties disagree with what it is. let me show you a little bit of some of the stories in the newspaper this morning about on this economy p. this is "the washington post" this morning -- host: here's more from "the washington post" -- "new york times" this morning. economy remains soft and output and housing. data on home sales and factory production weakening u.s. commitment americans bought fewer homes in june than in may. manufacturing in the philadelphia region contracted for a third number of months and the number of americans seeking unemployment rose last week. we like to ask you, what's the most effective way to create jobs in this country? let's begin with a phone call from debbie, a democrat in philadelphia. good morning, debbie. caller: good morning. i notice yesterday with the outsourcing to stop the outsourcing of j
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Jul 8, 2012 10:00am EDT
morning. "washington journal" at 7:00 a.m. eastern time. thank you for joining us. i hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend. have a great week ahead. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] next "newsmakers" with lee saunders. then, we discussed the situation in afghanistan. then, bob dima and testifies before a british house of commons committee. >> our guest on "newsmakers" is lee saunders, resident of the american federation of state, county, and municipal employees. thank you for being here. to ask him questions, we have a labor reporter for "the wall street journal" and a reporter for "the hill." >> i would like to know what enthusiasm is like for president obama's reelection. you have backed him. i know you are putting a lot of resources behind him being reelected. what are your battlegrounds states this year? >> or people are very excited. we came off of our convention where we had 3600 delegates. we had about 5000 people in attendance. they are ready to work. they are ready to work hard for the preside
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Jul 20, 2012 10:30pm EDT
are not. they do not hide it. [laughter] that is one. i used to congress on your corner. hear you say, i'm going to do this. it is the most intimate form of government. they did not hear your message about the telephone. [laughter] let me say this. we are having -- this is a pet peeve so thank you. this discussion about all that matters is tax rate is ridiculous. i cut upper head tax rates by 50% and by the time my term is out, we will eliminate it. tax breaks matter. -- tax rates matter. but any business person will also tell you the quality of a workforce matters. can they get goods and services efficiently? is government transparent? this year, we had 147 business places on the books. we had more than l.a., phoenix, and philadelphia combined. we massively consolidated them down to 43. i do not like you focusing on city hall. i want you focusing on your customer. my favorite example of this consolidation was if you buy a dog, they need a license. if he so the caller, you need another license. if you want to offer the service of watching the dog, you need another license. i was just
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Jul 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
? to get involved in the conversation, here are the numbers -- you can get in touch with us via social media -- we want to begin by showing an article that we got from "the hill" here to talk to us more about that on the telephone is carlo muniz, a reporter on "the hill." guest: thanks for having me. host: about this proposed work group the senator ayotte is shopping around the capital. does this sound like another super committee to fix what the other super committee could not fix? guest: in a certain sense, you are right. from my understanding, the working group the senator ayotte was gauging support for would really be focused on the one-year proposals that republicans in the house and the senate or looking at. senator ayotte along with senator mccain and senator kyl and senator rubio and others are looking at a one-year postponement of sequestration which is scheduled to go into effect early in january. rep buck mckean is looking at a similar program. i think the working group she was looking at, i don't think these working groups would tackle the entire sequestration issue the way
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Jul 18, 2012 10:00am EDT
, quote, excellent use of taxpayer dollars for the ninth consecutive year. since i have been in congress, we have beaten back this destructive effort, but our challenge now has never been more urgent. it's time for people who believe in public broadcasting to stand up to what can only be termed extremism and settle this question once and for all. about the future of public broadcasting. for unless we fight it now, there may be nothing left to protect. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentleman from california, mr. dreier, for five minutes. mr. dreier: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. dreier: madam speaker, the cover of this week's economist magazine covers it truly well. rebuilding america's economy is its point. we all want to do everything we can to create good american jobs. well, unfortunately we are on the verge of losing a potential market of 140 million consumers. the reason i say that is just last week and today debate is taking place in the duma, the russian parliament, and the duma'
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Jul 2, 2012 12:30am EDT
just under one hour. >> thank you, everyone, for joining us. welcome to brookings. i am noam unger, a fellow with argot -- development initiative here. perkins is pleased and welcome to welcome dr. eric goosby for our discussion, key lessons from a decade of actions on global aids, and the look for. i will forgo the tree the detailed reputation of biography, goosby's but despite the emphasis of today's events some lessons from the past decade,ambassador g oosby'iss involvement makes him a pioneer. his involvement dates back to 30 years, to when he was already becoming a specialist in the then-unidentified disease that would come to define his career. in the 1990's, he helped lead domestic federal efforts to respond to the disease, including setting up the ryan white care act, that unlocked federal support in response to aids. he turned its focus to the global pandemic, developing the global aids foundation to build better capacity for response and research for environments. he has brought all those experiences to bear in his role as the u.s. global aids coordinator. his office has
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Jul 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
." >> joining us on "newsmakers," congressman adam smith, the ranking democrat on the armed services committee. thank you for being with us. joining us with the questions in the studio, jeremy hill from "the hill." congressman, let's begin with some of the news of the week. senator murray indicated that the bush tax cuts should essentially expire. how likely is that to happen? >> what senator murray said was the choice was between extending all of them are letting all of them expire. she would choose to let all of them expire, and i would agree with her on that. the preferred position is to let most of them expire. if it is all or nothing, she said the better policy position is nothing. keep in mind it would give us the tax rates we had in the late 1990's under president clinton and their public and congress. we had the strongest economy we had since world war ii. the tax rate prior to the bush tax cuts can sustain a strong economy. >> a follow-up from frank. >> do you feel the same way about the sequestered? are you prepared to cross that line if you do not get the concessions from
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Jul 20, 2012 1:00am EDT
want to be good americans us are given abbaof special gain to realize that. thank you for coming back again, and i will put the rest of my statement on the record, and thank the chairman. good >> thank you. our witness is janet napolitano, secretary to the united states department of homeland security. mrs. napolitano is the third secretary of the dhs. prior to becoming secretary, she was in her second term as governor of arizona prior to becoming governor, she served as u.s. attorney and the district of arizona. she is a graduate of santa clara university, where she won the truman scholarship. before entering public office, she served as clerk of the u.s. court of appeals in the ninth circuit and practiced law in phoenix arizona. >> thank you, members of the committee. i am pleased to join you to address the issues the fall within the committee's jurisdiction. this is my 40th time testifying before the senate or the house. today nearly 11 years after the 9-11 attacks, america is stronger and more secure thanks to dhs and our territorial partners across homeland security enterpri
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Jul 11, 2012 1:00am EDT
right policy for us not to focus on resources for this individual. >> thank you. >> thank you madam chair. i want to congratulate you on the great work you have been doing. i think members, if you look at the activated jurisdiction document, there is a map of it and you can see everything that is screen that shows -- that is green is deactivated which is 97%. which means there are 3074 which is pretty amazing. i want to congratulate you and i also, i asked you to look at the testimony of a director because he does talk about the efficiency and transparency part of it and the the safeguards that sheriff garcia in harris county have talked about to make sure they do the work but at the same time, provide -- make sure there's no profiling involved. i want to thank you on that. besides alabama and illinois, i believe there were a couple of jurisdictions out there that passed ordinances also. california, i believe san francisco or santa clara. exactly three to follow up, it makes common sense. i remember when i did the toure to make store -- tour to make sure the countess i represent, i
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Jul 23, 2012 8:00pm EDT
creating jobs because they are overregulated and i have used example after example on this very floor where i have met with the private sector with these businesses and they have said, we had to re-invest all of our capital into just making sure that we are dotting the i and crossing the t, when all of that capital could be reinvested in creating jobs. what we have on the floor this week is a series of bills -- and i know, mr. quayle of arizona is here to talk about his incorporation in this bill, but there are -- let's see, one to seven different ideas incorporated into this one bill that is going to ease regulations in this country on businesses in different ways. and so i think tonight, as the gentleman from colorado has already suggested, we can have a real frank discussion, because this is about being honest with the american people. i get asked the question, what are you doing -- what is congress doing? this is what we are doing. and why our friends in the senate for the life of me i do not understand nor the people i represent in southeast alabama understand why mr. reid and th
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Jul 22, 2012 10:30am EDT
of discretion on the case by case basis. it cannot be used to systematically dismantle our laws. the supreme court noted that the president's constitutional power to enforce our laws does not imply that they can forbid their execution. president obama understood this winnie admitted last year that "there are laws on the books that congress has passed said the administration cannot just suspend deportations through executive order." president obama has broken his promise. this decision to grant administrative amnesty on a mass scale ignores the rule of law. the amnesty agenda is a win for illegal immigrants but a loss for americans. when illegal immigrants are allowed to live and work in the u.s., unemployed american workers have to compete for scarce jobs. with 23 million americans unemployed or underemployed, this amnesty only makes their lives harder. the amnesty is also a magnet for fraud. many illegal immigrants will falsely claimed that they came to the u.s. as children and this administration refuses to take the steps necessary to check whether the claims are true or not. the d
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Jul 19, 2012 10:00am EDT
joining us today on "washington journal." [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] from government was there in the wee hours of the morning when we were doing our regular jobs at the same time working to start our business. small businesses operate in a world of bottom lines washington knows very little about. unlike washington, they don't have the luxury to deficit spend, print more money or profess as, quote, spending cuts, lower than anticipated growth. when the president claimed the american system allowed the askess to thrive, he made a dangerous -- allowed the success to thrive, he made a dangerous error. it does not permit them to drive. that language suggests government is a benefactor possessing the authority to give or take the blessings of open commerce as it sees fit. no, government does not allow you to thrive. government, when it operates in its constitutional capacity, does not object -- obstruct your thriving. ask small business owners today and they'll likely tell you they exist in spite of
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Jul 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
jefferson. no doubt they would have been in this place where the speaker is sitting right behind us, addressing those assembled burgesses, including washington and others that would set in these plays. the place where patrick henry in 1765 railed against the stamp act. this place in this entire premises, rich in history from williamsburg to jamestown. this also is the place where i was inaugurated in 2005 as attorney general, the first inauguration since 1779, so it was a real honor to be inaugurated in this place. i could not think of a better place for the governors like the ones that we hear, as well as the one who joined us earlier. i cannot think of a better place for governors who love the country, who love the rich history of america, whatever stayed there from, i know they join me that believing that this is the greatest and prosperous country on work in frigid on earth and we want to do things that are positive and effective anarchic respective states to keep this great land of liberty alive and well. coming back to the roots of jamestown and williamsburg and being inspired
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Jul 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
equity transaction in abu dhabi. it was a delicate time. >> it would be useful to know who you spoke to and what the nature of that conversation would be at some point. >> i will see if we can provide that. >> you have explained how there might be some misunderstanding. i understand that. what i am not clear about is what is your understanding of what mr. tucker wanted you to do? >> i think that was the source of confusion within barkley's -- barclays. this was not the first conversation i had with paul or jerry and i had with paul r. jerry had had with paul. paul posted job is to work with people at our level. he is closer to the activity than i was. sometimes it would go right to jerry. it was a broad discussion about barclays as high relative to the others. we had many conversations about it. >> what is it you thought mr. tucker wanted you to do? >> he was pointing out the problem and i was pointing out that the problem was not with barclays. >> what did he want you to do about it? >> as i said, i did not take it as a directive. i took it as a head up that youare -- you are high.
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Jul 29, 2012 5:30pm EDT
harvesting. so i'm wondering if he provided any useful material to the u.s. government on that aspect, and so -- >> there's no we have plenty of our own information from our own embassy and our own reporting, and we've relied on that for the discussions. >> thank you very much. >> thanks, everybody. >> we will take five minutes and we will be back out. >> tomorrow, the state department releases its annual report on international religious freedom. join us for live coverage beginning at noon here on c- span. later tomorrow, secretary of state hillary clinton idelivers a speech on international religious freedom. live coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. [applause] [applause] >> thank you. thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you. >> governor and mrs. romney, distinguished, honored guests, friends of jerusalem, today is the ninth day of the jewish month of at. a day when jews around the world mourned the destruction of to terrorism -- of jerusalem and a long line of tragedies that have befallen our people throughout history. as we conclude this day of fasting and prayer, we welc
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